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  • Major heart surgery with minor incision makes safer operations for childrenadd to reading list  

    Posted on October 19, 2012 at 7:48 PM

    Updated Friday, Oct 19 at 7:48 PM

    A replacement heart valve was threaded up a vein in Adam Hood's leg, much like a stent is placed in an adult angioplasty. Doctors call this less-invasive Melody valve procedure a huge advance for children.

    By JANET ST. JAMES
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